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Astrophysicists Lutz Wisotzki and Christoph Pfrommer Receive ERC Advanced Grants

The European Research Council ERC has awarded two jointly appointed professors of the Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP) and the... more
Trügerisches Idyll: Sansibar hat mit Umweltproblemen zu kämpfen. Foto: Birgit Zipf

No More Plastic Bags – Earth and environmental scientists from the University of Potsdam are working with Zanzibar

Torsten Lipp, a geo-ecologist, wasn’t on a holiday trip; he was conducting scientific work on a fact-finding mission in Zanzibar. He worked for one... more
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When the Flood Comes – Catherine Abon Develops a Flood Early Warning System for the Philippines

With its 7000 islands, the Philippines is the world’s fifth largest island country – and a holiday paradise. Lying at the border of the Philippine and... more